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EtymologyEdit

четырёх- (četyrjox-) +‎ эта́ж (etáž) +‎ -ный (-nyj)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [t͡ɕɪtɨˌrʲɵxɨˈtaʐnɨj]
  • (fast or casual) IPA(key): [t͡ɕɪtɨrʲɪxɨˈtaʐnɨj] (phonetic respelling: четырехэта́жный)

AdjectiveEdit

четырёхэта́жный (četyrjoxɛtážnyj)

  1. four-storeyed, having four storeys

Usage notesEdit

The letter ё (jo) in четырёх- (četyrjox-), which naturally carries the primary stress, instead carries the secondary stress as a rare exception. The letter ё (jo) becomes е (je) in fast or casual speech. See трёх- (trjox-) for another example.

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